The oldest scholarly society in North America dedicated to
the study of books and manuscripts as physical objects.
At our Annual Meeting in January 2018 the Bibliographical Society of America will elect the officers of the Society and Council Class of 2021. The officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) will serve two-year terms (2018–2020), and four councilors will serve three-year terms (2018–2021).
Please suggest possible candidates before November 25 by contacting the chair of the Nominating Committee:
David Vander Meulen, Chair
Nominating Committee members: John Crichton, Claudia Funke
BSA has awarded ten scholarships for attendance at the Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference, October 12-15, 2017.
Call for Papers
Translation Theory and Practice during the Renaissance: A Medium, a Genre, a Risk
Sessions sponsored by the Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium at the
Renaissance Society of America annual meeting in Chicago, 30 March-1 April 2017
Having read and discussed a very strong field of eight submissions, the Schiller Prize Committee unanimously agreed that Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song-Book: The First Collection of English Nursery Rhymes. A facsimile edition with a history and annotations by Andrea Immel and Brian Alderson (Cotsen Occasional Press, 2013) is its choice for the 2016 Justin G. Schiller Prize. The award was announced at BSA’s Annual Meeting on January 29, 2016.
The Grolier Club Library and the Bibliographical Society of America are pleased to announce the completion of the processing of the records of the Bibliographical Society of America. The archive consists of 67 boxes (84 linear feet) and includes correspondence, financial records, publication drafts and proofs, and copies of publications and monographs, among other materials generated by BSA between 1904 and 2015.